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In one of my previous posts I mentioned I was working on other projects besides the jacket. In the past days I did finish a t-shirt and a lingerie set.

The t-shirt is from the above New Look pattern. I made this pattern before and used size 14, which I found to be a bit large. Now I used a 12 and think it’s a bit snug. The difference is the amount of stretch/drape in the fabric I suppose. This fabric has less stretch.

The fabric is a mostly cotton knit that is part of the fabrics planned to use as described in this post. I now used 3 of the 5 fabrics. The pants in the brown was a wadder.

The neckline has a detail I copied from a rtw t-shirt. In that shirt it is placed lower, but the neckline of the rtw is cut deeper as well. In this shirt it didn’t look as good, so I placed it higher.

The pattern has a center back seam, which made it easy to apply a bit more waist definition.

Perhaps I should take out some fabric horizontally next time?

 

And my latest lingerie set, an unusual color combination for me.

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Comments

  1. Love the t-shirt - the detail is different and looks great. The new set is beautiful!

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  2. I love what you did with this blouse pattern. I tried it once before and wasn't pleased with the outcome. Maybe I'll revisit it. The lingerie set is TDF!! If I send you measurements would you make a set for me? LOL
    Angela

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  3. That lingerie set is beautiful!! wow!
    I love the t-shirt too :)
    Ashley x

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  4. What a pretty new top and I love your lingerie set - you do such great work!

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  5. Cute, cute shirt! Your lingerie is outstanding!

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  6. Gorgeous lingerie! Nice T-shirt too.

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  7. The t shirt detail is interesting. I am instantly tempted to try it in a solid. It does not look too small.
    The lingerie is beautiful, just stunning.

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  8. Very nice to see the finished lingerie set, it is absolutely beautiful!!

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  9. What a great neck detail, it makes the simple tee unique and stylish. Your latest lingerie project is beautiful as always.

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  10. The lingerie is absolutely fabulous! The t shirt is interesting as well. You're good at finding
    interesting details that make your t shirts just a bit more than a t shirt. I like the detail.
    Christine Jonson has a chart that mathematically enables you to figure out how much ease you need in a knit top depending on stretch. Well it's supposed to but I find it totally incomprehensible. I think that part of my problem with it is that I don't have the same taste in how tight I like my knits. However, Peggy Sagers in her t shirt video (the online free one) shows you a very simple way to determine how to figure how much ease you need for each fabric that suits your likes.

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  11. I don't think I have ever commented on you blog, but I watch from afar (Google reader). I am in awe of your lingerie sets. I long for your ability...GORGEOUS!

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  12. I love the unusual colours in your lingerie set, amazing work. The t shirt, although you might feel it is a bit snug, is very flattering on you.

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  13. The T shirt is such a pretty print and the neck line details are interesting. Another beautiful lingere set. While I probably will never make sets, I have signed up for a bra fitting and sewing class, inspired by the beautiful ones you sew.

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  14. Your T shirt is so pretty and fits so well. And you have made another lovely lingerie set.

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  15. The tshirt is so pretty, I like the design detail. Your lingerie is gorgeous.

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  16. The lingerie set is absolutely stunning. I want one too!

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  17. Leuk detail in jouw shirt.
    Mooi lingeriesetje!

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  18. Your lingerie is lovely, as always. Your T i pretty too. I'm going to check on the PeggySagers video. I've used the Christine Johnson method of determining ease, too.

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  19. The lingerie is lovely! And it's nice to see that t-shirt made up, since I have that pattern in my stash. I like what you did with the neckline.

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  20. As usual your work is beautiful and inspiring. Im wondering what pattern youve used for the bra? Thanks to your inspiration I have recently gotten into bra making and am very happy with the results. Its quite addictive!

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  21. I like the neckline detail a lot. Vrolijk paasdag!

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  22. That's my favourite t-shirt pattern. I've developed all my t & t versions from it. Looks FABULOUS on you. Love the lingerie set.

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  23. What a stunning - and unusual - lingerie set!

    Cute top - I don't think it looks too small.

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  24. Your lingerie is just jaw-dropping! So beautiful.

    Fabulous fit on the shirt as well.

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  25. I like the neckline detail and WOW - that lingerie is just amazing!

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  26. I love the t-shirt and the additional strap. And seriously green is not my color and I turn it everytime you show another one of your awesome lingerie sets!

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  27. I love the lingerie set, which pattern is that? thanks. Chantal

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  28. Seriously? You made that lingerie set? How/where would I learn to sew lingerie? I have sewn (more like played with my sewing machines) most of my life, but can't even imagine sewing something like your set.
    Thanks for being an inspiration!

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  29. You answered my question before I even asked it. I went back to the blog post and off to the right, I saw a button for Tutorials. When I clicked on that button, I saw that there are tutorials for making lingerie! I will be sure to read through them and maybe even give them a try.
    Thanks again for your inspiring blog.

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